Governor’s Office reports record attendance at NYS parks, campgrounds

New York State parks and campgrounds experienced record attendance in 2019.

The surge partially credited to camping discounts along the Lake Ontario and Saint Lawrence River regions, according to the Governor’s Office.

The state cut prices by half to encourage more people to enjoy the outdoor recreation offered in areas affected by historic flooding over the summer.

“This incredible surge illustrates how our efforts to promote and revitalize our campgrounds are working, drawing visitors and increasing tourism to the flood-affected areas of Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence,” said Governor Cuomo.

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